TAMPA, Fla. - The Tampa Bay Sports Commission is excited to announce the success of several amateur sporting events in the month of April. Combined, these events produced more than 5,400 hotel room nights for a total estimated Delegate Spending of over $7.8 Million. Here are just a couple of those successes:
The American Cheer Power Tournament of Champions visited Tampa Bay on April 18-19 with more than 8,700 fans and participants. The competition produced more than 1,000 hotel room nights, which created $2.6 Million in Delegate Spending. More than 180 teams competed for top prize, with more than 125 teams from out of the Tampa Bay area.
More than 2,300 competitors, fans, coaches and parents descended upon Tampa Bay on April 10-13 for the JAMfest Cheer & Dance National Championships. This event produced more than 980 hotel room nights, which created $2.1 Million in Delegate Spending. More than 50 teams competed in the two-day competition, with 40 teams visiting from out of the area, including one from Canada.
More than 175 teams, with 120 visiting from outside Tampa Bay, hit the Bay area for the Tampa United Volleyball Academy’s United Slam on April 17-20. More than 2,400 fans and competitors generated more than 2,300 hotel room nights, creating $1.4 Million in Delegate Spending.
The Tampa Bay Sports Commission works closely with Tampa Bay & Company and the community to attract, promote and organize major amateur sporting events, as well as grassroots youth sports programs, that foster the ongoing development and quality of life for the entire Tampa Bay area.